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Thomas Kelly
Equim ADR

2 South Dahlia Street
Denver, CO 80246
Phone: 303-333-1264
Cell: 303-668-2628
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Professional Experience


                        CHB Capital Partners                                        Denver, CO                                        1994 – Present

                        Co-Founder and General Partner

CHB Capital Partners is a private equity firm which provides capital and expertise to growth companies in the lower middle market (revenues <$100MM) in North America. CHB’s investment strategy is focused on working closely with strong management teams in well-positioned companies using proprietary investment frameworks to deliver value to shareholders. Using a rigorous and disciplined approach centered on infrastructure development, operating improvements and revenue enhancements, CHB has generated a gross IRR in excess of 25% since inception.


                        Equim ADR                                                      Denver, CO                                        2012 – Present

                        Founder and President

Equim ADR is a professional firm which provides mediation and arbitration services to parties seeking dispute resolution outside of the court room.  Equim ADR specializes in disputes involving shareholders and other stakeholders of public and private companies, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and partnerships as well as disputes involving corporate governance, executive compensation, family wealth, inheritance, trusts and money management.



Harvard University                                               Boston, MA                                           1982 - 1984

Master of Business Administration


Yale University                                                  New Haven, CT                                  1976 - 1980

Bachelor of Science Magna Cum Laude

Double Major: Economics and Administrative Sciences (Intensive) with Distinction


Non-Profit Board Experience


                 German Marshall Fund, Member of Board of Trustees and Budget & Finance and Investment Committees

                 Rainwater Charitable Foundation, Member of Investment Committee

                 The Denver Foundation, Member of Board of Trustees and Investment Committee

                 Le Rosey Foundation, Founding Member of Board of Trustees

                 Graland Country Day School, Former Trustee

                 Denver Botanic Gardens, Former Trustee


Additional Experience


Guest Lecturer, Family Business Studies, Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration

Certified Member of Roster of Neutrals, Arbitration Association of America (AAA)

Certified Dispute Mediator, Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School

Champion and Co-creator, YPO Family Business Conflict Resolution Workshop

Practice Areas

  • Business
  • Civil Matters
  • Community
  • Family Related
  • Probate, Estate & Trust
  • Real Estate

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